A bloom boom goes bust
Đồng Tháp is proud of its flowers.
The southern province believes it is second to none in the country when it comes to the sheer variety and number of blooms that bloom on its soil. Yes, that includes the more famous City of Flowers.
It's wedding season in Viet Nam. There are a lot of stories about the weddings including funny and tragic ones in the country.
Hải Phòng City wants to welcome the New Year by shaping a look-like flower dragon in the city centre's Lê Hồng Phong Street.
From December 25-27, Nghệ An welcomed all selfie lovers.. ahem.. sunflower lovers to come and take pictures for free at a blooming field in the central province. The field in question had already become popular among the youth as the flowers blossomed towards the end of the year.
Getting a class off because the teacher is sick or otherwise busy is usually a welcome break for students, and their parents are only happy to indulge such happiness.
It is not unusual in Việt Nam that bag-snatchers go the whole hog.
A Twist in the Tale
One of the most infuriating sights on the road, especially when one is not guilty of a similar act, is of people driving with one hand on the wheel and a cell-phone in the other, whether it is a motorbike, car or larger vehicles like buses.
Teenagers these days want short-cuts to everything. Nguyễn Văn Mạnh, 19, of Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu Province, was one of them.
A sea turtle was seen crawling onto Mũi Cồn Beach in central Quy Nhơn City’s Nhơn Hải Commune late one night. It travelled nearly 200 metres from the water to find a safe place to lay eggs.